Bianco Contemporaneo gallery was born from the natural evolution of a project conceived in 2005 by Rossella Alessandrucci as a personal laboratory/atelier in the Pigneto district of Rome. In 2009, it was transformed into a site-specific research gallery that invites young emerging artists to confront themselves with the space made available: a white cube from which it took the name of “Whitecubealpigneto”. Subsequently, in 2013, with the intention of expanding the concept of hospitality and territoriality, it also uses other spaces for the organization of exhibitions and events, including those of an international nature and changes its name to “LaStellinaArteContemporanea”, in line with the artistic association “La Stellina” which supports it by Rossella Alessandrucci and Antonio Martini.
In 2018, It opens a space in the Coppedè district of Rome and takes the name of “Bianco Contemporaneo”, always in line with the initial spirit of experimentation and investigation of the artistic environment, expanding its interest towards historical scenarios that have played important roles in the development of contemporary art, and invites more established artists to participate in the art world and is also active with its own projects throughout the national territory.
Graduated from the KOEFIA Academy of Costume and Fashion, She combines her knowledge of artistic techniques with art history studies at La Sapienza University. She is an artist and gallery owner, she opens her own art laboratory in 2005, in which she creates collages and pictorial works. Through the laboratory, she gets to know some artistic associations of the neighborhood with which she begins a collaboration with the Municipality of Rome VI.
In 2009 She decides to open the doors of her laboratory to other artists by transforming her space into a research gallery abandoning her personal artistic investigation to devote herself to the exploration of young talents.
Hers the ideations of Fashion victims of the photojournalist Marco Palombi, Invitation to the Palace of the Peruvian Carlos Atoche, ” my next ” cycle of six exhibitions on the Millennium goals (2010-2011); Myra/on Transformations “Homage to Gore Vidal” cycle of 4 exhibitions dedicated to his book Myra Breckinridge (2011-2012); Capolinea 19 exhibition dedicated to the Roman tram 19 (2014) where she compares the painting of Sergio Ceccotti and the writing of Edoardo Albinati (2016 Strega prize); hUman Tribe by the Neapolitan street artist Jorit AGOch (2015) ideation, curation and critical text of the exhibition.
Subsequently, She invites curators and art historians to collaborate on her projects such as the Sguardo Contemporaneo collective, Manuela De Leonardis, Stella Bottai, Lorenzo Canova and Paola Nicita.
In 2015, in collaboration with Manuela De Leonardis, She organizes the collective The blood of women – traces of red on the white cloth in the International Women’s House in Rome, in support of the exhibition She produced the catalog. This project also gave rise to a book created by the Pasquale Battista Foundation for which She wrote a chapter.
Also in 2015, She began a collaboration with the city of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) where she brought the exhibition ” InCANTO ITALIANO” with Michele Abramo and Francesco Impellizzeri, Italian wedding for which she received an award from the deputy mayor of the city, Mrs. Arwa Al- Aama and In collaboration with the Hafez gallery organizes the exhibition The journey of the sparrowhawk by Maimouna Guerresi under the curatorship of Manuela De Leonardis.
In 2017, in collaboration with the Roman gallery Interno 14, she organized the exhibition of Massimo Napoli Drosophila Melanogaster.
In 2018,in collaboration with the Roman gallery Borghini Arte Contemporanea, She arranged the double exhibition of Fiorenzo Zaffina and Claudia Quintieri Apparenze
Also in 2018 She opens Bianco Contemporaneo a co-working space in the Coppedè district of Rome, where organizes exhibitions and various cultural events.
Articles and reviews:
- In 2014, together with other important curators and critics, She reviewed work for the artist’s catalog book of the dreamlike nature exhibition “the memory of objects” by Pablo Mesa Capella.
- In May 2015 She wrote the critical text of the Human Tribe exhibition by Jorit Agoch
- In November 2015 She wrote the introduction to the catalog The blood of women – traces of red on the white cloth collective curated by Manuela De Leonardis
- In February 2016 the Artribune magazine publishes her article on the art week in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).
- In February 2017 She wrote the introduction to Massimo Napoli’s solo catalog Drosophila Melanogaster
- In January 2018 She wrote the introduction to the catalog of the exhibition Appearances by Fiorenzo Zaffina and Claudia Quintieri
- In October 2018 She wrote the critical text of Pino Boresta’s MERdA solo.
- In January 2019, together with the critic Lorenzo Canova, she reviewed the solo exhibition Oltre il Bianco by Iginio Iurilli.
- In March 2019 She wrote a chapter of the book created by Manuela de Leonardis The blood of women – traces of red on the white cloth produced by the Pasquale Battista Foundation
Articles about her:
- In November 2011 Insideart magazine dedicated an article to Her entitled “The essentials in a cube”.
In June 2016, the Saudi newspaper Saudi Gazette dedicated an article to Her entitled “A century of glorious gowns” by Layan Damanhouri on the occasion of the exhibition “Italian Wedding”.
21 feb 2017 – 28 feb 2017
Personal exhibition by Massimo Napoli
Critical text by Claudia Quintieri. Catalog on display with preface by Rossella Alessandrucci.
1 mag 2016 – 14 mag 2016
The Blood of Women – Traces of red on the white cloth
Curated by Manuela De Leonardis and Rossella Alessandrucci
5 mag 2015 – 29 mag 2015
Personal exhibition by Jorit AGOch
Curated by Rossella Alessandrucci
19 mar 2014 – 18 apr 2014
Personal exhibition by Sergio Ceccotti with texts by Edoardo Albinati
From an idea by Rossella Alessandrucci – curated by Stella Bottai
13 gen 2012 – 29 feb 2012
Francesco Impellizzeri – “Non c’è Myra senza Vidal”
Myra / on Transformations. Tribute to Gore Vidal
by Geoffrey Di Giacomo
13/12/2009 al 25/01/2010
Marco Palombi – “FASHION VICTIMS”
A review of 16 black and white photos taken in those parts of the globe where everything still flows according to traditional laws.